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For the VFX supervisor and Alpha Studios founder, the need to ‘be so good they can’t ignore you’ has fueled her drive to succeed as a woman, Chinese immigrant, and wheelchair user, and advocate for others in an industry short on representation of those with visible, or non-visible, disabilities.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were presented by Oscar-winning filmmaker and 1992 Student Academy Award winner Pete Docter at a virtual ceremony now available to view.
Organization’s Animation Educators Forum has awarded 9 students from 5 states and 4 countries with scholarships totaling $39,730; the funds will be used to help defray costs of software, hardware, creative and academic research, and tuition.
The Academy Award-winning computer graphics pioneer joins streamer’s Data Science and Engineering team to oversee new technology development across VFX, virtual production, and animation production.
Free digital event opens with ‘Digital Humans’ keynote by Pinscreen founder Hao Li, a leader in deepfake art and technology, who will discuss the evolution of virtual living triggered by the global pandemic.
With a distinguished career in both stop-motion and 2D animation, the veteran USC professor of animation and digital arts continues to provide indispensable artistic leadership for the animation studio.
Organization’s Animation Educators Forum awards a total of $40,000 to 11 students to help defray costs of tuition and equipment.
16 directors, including four from animated films, will receive medals at upcoming October 17 ceremony.
19 directors, including eight from four animated films, will receive medals at upcoming October 11 ceremony.
Annual showcase featuring the latest achievements in animation from students and alumni in the John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts to be held Friday, April 21 at the DGA Theater.
Ten animated short films out of 69 qualified projects advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards; nominations to be announced on Tuesday, January 24.